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Windows 7: ssd configuration

13 Mar 2014   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Run these commands in elevated Command prompt.

List disk

Select disk n (where n is the number that was given for your SSD in List disk)
Create partition primary align=1024
Active (assuming you want to install an OS)
I hate to keep bugging you guys but I want to get it right... New SSD.

1. Do I go to Disk Managment first to initalize the SSD then Diskpart to align?
2. Will I need to use the format option in diskpart while I'm doing the align=1024?
3. And when do I need to do the 100mb partition,OR is it necessary to have?

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13 Mar 2014   #12
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

1. That you have to check. It may already be initialized.

2. Yes, absolutely. I have no idea why that does not show in your quote because it is in my original tutorial. It goes after the Create command and is: Format fs=ntfs quick

3. Copy the bootmgr to C and then you can forget about the 100MB partition. But that you have to do before you make the image of C.

Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD
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